Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Athletic trainers: Coaches still influence health decisions

More than one-third of college athletic trainers say coaches influence the hiring and firing of their schools' sports-medicine staffs, a finding that counters an NCAA-recommended protocol urging medical staff to make decisions ...

Neuroscience

New findings on concussion in football's youngest players

New research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5-14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every ...

Health

Student-athletes don't have to be hit by injuries

(HealthDay)—Most injuries to student-athletes occur during routine practices, but only about a third of public high schools have a full-time trainer, according to the U.S.-based National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

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